Respiratory Care

Located in Vail Valley Medical Center, the Cardiopulmonary Services office is open 24 hours/day, seven days/week, including holidays. Diagnostic testing is conducted from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Within a unique setting at 8,150 feet about sea level, our doctors and staff are experts in the effects of high altitude on respiratory care and sleep patterns and disorders. Cardiopulmonary Services also supports the world-recognized orthopaedic surgery program, as well as the hospital's Level II nursery and Level III trauma center, providing diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to routine and critical care patients.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (970) 479-7218.

OUR DOCTORS
Timothy M. Clark, MD of Colorado Pulmonary Associates, PC is a specialist in pulmonary/critical care. Dr. Clark earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He offers clinics at VVMC once/month.

OUR RESPIRATORY CARE SERVICES

  • Pulmonary Function Testing: complete PFT, exercise oximetry, methacholine challenge     
  • Polysomnography
  • Sleep Studies: CPAP/BIPAP Titration. Visit our Sleep Disorder Center for more information.
  • Arterial Blood Gas: Oximetry Monitoring/Exercise Oximetry
  • Adult EEG

ANCILLARY SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Pediatric Echocardiograms
  • EKGs
  • Event recorders
  • Holter monitoring systems

Cardiopulmonary Services is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The Cardiopulmonary Blood Gas laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, which is the gold standard for blood gas laboratories. 

Cardiopulmonary Services is a service of Vail Valley Medical Center.